Believing stereotypes about the sort of people who move to Los Angeles.
…Or thinking you have to look a certain way to thrive here.
…Or thinking that everyone who DOES work in entertainment is shallow.
Assuming there is no good pizza in Los Angeles.
…Or that Los Angeles is lacking foodie culture in general.
Having strong opinions about juice.
Lamenting the city’s lack of a drinking culture.
Not understanding what an earthquake feels like.
Thinking you understand “Mexican food.”
Or thinking that Mexican food is the only thing this city has to offer.
Sharing your thoughts about Scientology.
Thinking you can avoid hiking.
Thinking you understand what divides the West Side from the East Side.
Believing that the division between East and West actually matters.
Not taking advantage of the fact that you live within the heart of the film industry.
Being surprised that everything smells like pot.
Dealing with people who try to disparage the public transit system without ever having used it.
Or, if you do drive, taking the freeway every time.
Feeling that you have to pretend not to be impressed by touristy things.
…But thinking you HAVE to check out all those touristy things.
…While also neglecting to check out some of Los Angeles’ more hidden, weirder offerings.
Snapping a picture of Angelyne.
Thinking you should avoid bacon-wrapped hot dogs.
Believing you ever really “know” Los Angeles.
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